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Frederik Kjettrup

Frederik Kjettrup - Men's Golf - Florida State Seminoles

Frederik's Profile

(Updated May 2022)
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Sophomore
hometown
Aabybro, Denmark

Career:

  • 2022 All-ACC Men’s Golf Team.
  • Named to the 2022 Arnold Palmer Cup (Representing International Team).
  • Haskins Award Watch List.
  • Two-time ACC Co-Golfer of the Month (February and March 2022).
  • 2021 Academic All-ACC Team.
  • 2020-21 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

FREDERIK KJETTRUP’S CAREER STATS 📊

Sophomore Season (2021-22):

  • T20 at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite (69-72-73, +4), which included being the lead golfer of the tournament on par-5 holes, shooting 4-under overall.
  • Went 2-0-1 at the Barbara Nicklaus Cup.
  • Tied for eighth at the Jackson Stephens Cup, carding a 5-over 221.
  • Runner up finish (T2) at the Daniel Island Intercollegiate, carding a 3-under par 213 (71-70-72).
  • T18 at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate, with rounds of 76-72-67, totaling a 1-under 215.
  • Placed 3rd at the Watersound Invitational, carding a 5-under par 211 (72-67-72).
  • Shot a season-low 11-under par 202 (68-67-67) placing T5 at the Cabo Collegiate Invitational.
  • Won his first collegiate tournament, tying for first at the All-American Intercollegiate at 3-under (72-69).
  • Finished second at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational, shooting 13-under (64-72-64).
  • Became the first Seminole to record three career rounds at 64 or less (2 64s at 2022 Valspar, 1 64 at 2021 Valspar).
  • Improved to 3-0 in ACC Championship Match Play, defeating Georgia Tech’s Bartley Forrester 4&3.
  • Tied for 13th in the stroke play portion of the ACC Tournament, shooting 5-under (72-69-70).

Freshman Season (2021):

  • Enjoyed a strong freshman season, shooting 72.25 on the season and +0.86 vs. par.
  • Became a mainstay in FSU’s high-powered starting five, playing in nine of the team’s 10 tournaments.
  • Tied for fourth on the team with four rounds in the 60s.
  • Earned two critical wins for FSU in ACC Championship match play vs. UNC (semifinals) and Clemson (finals).
  • Tied for second at the Valspar Collegiate, shooting a 9-under 204.
  • His 7-under 64 in the final round of the Valspar is tied for the 10th-lowest round vs. par in program history.
  • Earned Top 20 finishes at the Valspar (T2), Timuquana Collegiate (T15), Seminole Intercollegiate (T16) and the NCAA Tallahassee Regional (T17).
  • Earned a spot on the Academic All-ACC Team.

Before Florida State:

  • Top-300 ranking in the World Amateur Golf Rankings as of Mid-June 2020.
  • Member of the 2018 Danish U18 Team.
  • Part of the 2019 Danish Men’s National Team.
  • Has won three WAGR-qualifying events since 2018.
  • Rated 106th in the European Golf Rankings as of Mid-June 2020, recording a 70.14 stroke average in 2019-20.

All About Me:

  • What is your favorite music and/or band? Rap/hip-hop
  • Have you ever had a hole-in-one? If so, describe. Made one at a practice round for a tournament on a 200yds par-3 and two at the short course at Seminole
  • Where would you like to travel to someday? Australia and Canada
  • What professional golfer would you choose to play a round with? Brooks Koepka
  • How would your friends describe you? Golfaholic
  • What inspires you? Seeing people succeed, especially ones close to me
  • If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose? Saint Laurent
  • Best round of golf you ever shot? 62 (-8) at home in a tournament with winds of 25-30 mph
  • Favorite club in the bag? 60
  • What would be your dream course to play that you haven’t played yet? Augusta National
  • When was the moment that you realized college golf was the right path for you? Realizing mini tours at home is not the way to go if I want to make a living off golf
  • What made you want to come to Florida State? Seeing the program, the facilities, meeting coaches, the setup at Florida State and everything
  • Parents: Hanna Kjettrup and Orla Emanuel Knudsen
  • Brother: Nicolaj Kjettrup